Big Data Means More Than Big Profits

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Many activities in the social sphere also generate lots of information. These information-centric areas are built for Big Data—data that if better understood could help provide a pathway to maximize our human potential, instead of maximizing profits. Human rights workers collect massive amounts of information about abuse that occurs in their countries—the individual stories are compelling, but scientific analysis of the collective data can inspire action.

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Best Use of Interactive Technology – The Tenement Museum – The Tenement Museum needed a system that could collect visitor information for future follow up while making the booking process easy and seamless, both online and onsite. This is a guest post by Bill Fryman.

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Best Use of Interactive Technology – The Tenement Museum – The Tenement Museum needed a system that could collect visitor information for future follow up while making the booking process easy and seamless, both online and onsite.

Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference

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In the closing session, El-Fatah noted that he had just gotten an email saying that two of his friends had just been killed in Syria. This has significant implications for database developers who must create tools that do not distort the information being captured or mislead decision makers with flawed analytics. Ball added that cryptographic protections to secure or authenticate information must be built into technological infrastructures. "My

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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In some cases, the information is intended for use in court cases or international prosecution, to support a human rights report, or advocacy campaign. My first presentation discussed principles of documentation, developing databases, and analysis.